Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter (R) announced Tuesday that, pending approval of the state legislature, Idaho will build a health insurance exchange as stipulated by Obamcare.
Otter made clear that the decision is not an endorsement of the law, arguing in a press release that the decision would mean Idaho would create the exchange rather than having the federal government do it for the state.
“This decision does not signal support for the law or how it is being implemented. However, it does reflect my continued determination for Idaho to be actively engaged in making the best possible choices – to the degree we are allowed – in the interest of more accessible and affordable health care for our citizens."